Army Headquarters has noted with dismay a recent statement, alleged to have been made by the head of an ethnic reconciliation body on sexual exploitation and abuses of Tamil women by the Army in the post war scenario. The Army categorically denies the same as a baseless allegation.
Minister of fisheries and Aquatic Resources Mahinda Amaraweera has given directives to the officials to bring forward proposals and projects to further develop Cey-Nor as a profit earning public entity.
Commander of Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, during his official tour in Pakistan, called on several high ranking dignitaries from the Pakistan Government and military on Thursday (16th Feb.).
President Maithripala Sirisena said the Mahaweli mega hydro electrical projects were speedily implemented to ensure rapid benefits to the people and in a similar manner, the current government also taken took action to give early benefits to the people by expediting the irrigation projects.
President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the officials to provide an allowance of Rs.10,000 per month for all agricultural family who are affected by the prevailing dry weather condition over the island.